Post Tagged with: "dragon boat"

Ryerson Dragon Boat Club members race in a relay at the 2017 Ontario University Indoor Championships held in the SLC. (Jordan Arseneault/ Ryersonian)

Ryerson Rams Dragon Boat Club tests paddlers individually at Ontario University Indoor Championships

In a team sport, how much weight does each individual really carry? Dragon boat racing is a sport where the team that works together, wins. What happens when you dismantle that team and test each paddler  on their own strength and endurance in an intense indoor competition? On Saturday, Ryerson’s dragon boat team competed in the fifth-annual Ontario University Indoor […]

by Madonna Dennis· · Sports, Videos
Ryerson-D-Boat practices on-water at the Toronto Outer Harbour Dragon Boat Club. (Courtesy Ryerson Dragon Boat)

Campus Clubs: Dragon boat, a club that keeps Rams alumni around

If you’re looking for something to do outside of class, hitting the Mattamy Athletic Centre or going for drinks at the Ram in the Rye may seem like the only options. But that’s simply not so! Ryerson is home to many athletic, artistic and quirky clubs where lasting friendships flourish. From the well-established dragon boat club to the recently revamped […]

by Taylor Poelman· · Features, Sports, Top stories, Web Series
In pictures: Jomar Cruz and his journey to victory

In pictures: Jomar Cruz and his journey to victory

Roar, Roar, Roar Your Boat

Roar, Roar, Roar Your Boat

By: Bruce Laregina and Hailey Chan Green, red and yellow-headed dragon boats dart across the water as 20 racers manning each vessel paddle furiously in a 200-metre sprint to the finish line. Arm muscles flex, plunging wooden paddles into the waters of Lake Ontario. The boats pull forward, moving swiftly. The racers navigate the long, graceful vessels with guided precision. […]

by Ryersonian Staff· · Features